NAA-E4-Medicare: All you really need to know

The Inner Game of Aging is pleased to release the 4th episode of New Age Aging covering the Medicare federal health insurance program. If you are within 2 years of medicare enrollment, you must not miss the information in this episode. The full show notes for this video can be accessed below. You will also find a full contents listing to help you quickly navigate through this video.

Ted O’Connor, an authority on the subject, joins us to educate, inform and clarify on many aspects of this health care system.

The Topics discussed include:

  • Episode and guest introduction………………………………………..1:08
  • Brief history of Medicare ………………………………………………..2:38
  • Medicare and the changing demographics ……………………….4:15
  • The initial enrollment period…………………………………………..6:24
  • Late enrollment penalties……………………………………………….7:49
  • Medicare & Social Security……………………………………………..8:50
  • Part A & B costs …………………………………………………………..10:15
  • Choosing between 2 enrollment paths……………………………12:03
  • Traveling with Medicare……………………………………………….15:42
  • Medigap/Part-D vs Advantage/Part-C…………………………..16:46
  • More on Part D …………………………………………………………..20:13
  • Annual Open Enrollment Period ………………………………….22:56
  • Doctor Availability under Medicare ……………………………..26:06
  • Switching to Medigap/Part-D or Advantage/Part-C……….28:05
  • The Part-D coverage gap (Donut hole)………………………….31:43
  • Part-A vs. Part-B coverage differences …………………………34:29
  • The Medicare coach……………………………………………………38:40
  • The future of Medicare……………………………………………….45:02
  • More About Ted O’Connor …………………………………………47:42
  • Production credits …………………………………………………….49:04

Useful Links mentioned in this episode:

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